Wine Tasting Notes

Ever wanted to know more about wine and its pairings?
Philippa Carr, SPAR's resident Master of Wine, has provided us with her excellent tasting notes on our exclusive range of wines.

Wildflower Pinot Grigio

A deliciously fresh and fruity Pinot Grigio which is citrusy, floral and full of lovely fruit flavours. A perfect aperitif to share with good friends or to serve with creamy pasta, seafood or oriental dishes.

Wildflower Pinot Noir

A elegantly raspberry and strawberry scented Pinot Noir, smooth and full of chocolatey floral flavours. Excellent choice with roast duck, rich fish dishes or oriental meals.

Tino Pai Sauvignon Blanc

A bright, fresh and zingy Sauvignon Blanc which is green and gently aromatic. Great pairing with asparagus, green Thai curry or pasta with pesto sauce.

Jean-Marie Garnier Chardonnay

A elegantly creamy and fresh Chardonnay from France with a lovely nutty flavour. Delicious with poultry or fish dishes.

Brindle Ridge Merlot

A full-bodied red wine which is bursting with dark fruit aromas, plums and raspberry and juicy. A smooth and velvety red that makes an excellent pairing to red meats and cheeses.

Brindle Ridge Chardonnay

A fresh and fruity Chardonnay with peach and yellow melon aromas with a hint of vanilla spice. Zesty and smooth full of stone fruit and citrus flavours. Great with creamy pasta dishes or roast chicken.

Legendary Malbec

The producer Rigal in the Cahors region of South West France has been making wine since 1755 and is famous for Malbecs. This red fruit and violet scented wine is smooth and rich and delicious with grilled meats.

Fontaine du Sud Costieres de Nimes

A spicy, full-bodied, rich and juicy red from the Southern Rhone in France. Gorgeously abundant in fruit flavours this makes an excellent choice with roast meats and cheese.

Villa Cerro Garganega Pinot Grigio

Sourced from the sun-favoured vineyards area of Lake Garda the lovely white wine tastes delicately of green apples, pears and white tree fruits. Delicious as an aperitif.

Villa Cerro Garganega Pinot Grigio Blush

Sourced from the sun-favoured vineyards area of Lake Garda the lovely rose wine tastes delicately of soft red fruits like strawberry and raspberry. Delicious as an aperitif.